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Neena
06-03-2009, 02:10 PM
Hello Haunters!

An overview schedule is presented below for the Midwest Haunters Convention this weekend. There is so much going on if you’re attending - and we don’t want for you to miss anything! Also listed are brief schedules for Vendor Demos, Friday Workshops and Weekend Seminars. I hope you find this information in advance helpful.

My best advice is to plan to arrive at all events early: especially the IAHA Masquerade Party! The Wolfe FX Face & Body Art Fashion Show starts at 9 pm, followed at 9:30 with the infamous Ms Midwest Scary Pageant! You also won’t want to miss the Bloody Mary Monster Makeup Wars at 4:30 on Saturday. The Friday Midsummer Nights Scream Party starting at 7 pm is also something you don’t want to miss any part of with celebrity guests!

Next to all that, I’d suggest wearing comfortable shoes, bringing lots of business cards, and leave plenty of room in your luggage to take home cash and carry items from the trade show (which may easily be arranged if you bring enough Red Bull and snack bars to consume over the weekend! LOL.).

We welcome everyone attending the most incredible show ever produced for the haunted attraction industry in Columbus this weekend! Yahoo! The bus tours left today ~ see you all soon!! If you have any questions, please visit our website: www.MidwestHauntersConvention.com or contact Kelly at 614-203-4626 or me at 614-216-0006.

The MHC is sponsored by CostumeFind.com. It is also made possible by the generous support of many sponsors, numerous business enterprises and hundreds of individuals.

Thank you! The MHC ROCKS!!!

Neena, on behalf of Kelly Collins, and Barry and Kathy Schieferstein
MHC Producers



Overview Agenda for the MHC

Friday, June 5
4:00 - 7:00 Registration at the Hyatt in the Franklin room.
7:00 Wedding ceremony with Anthony & Amy in the Hyatt Franklin room
7:00 Midsummer Monster Bash party starts at Frog Bear & Wild Boar - Activities below:
8:00 Haunt Entertainment: Performance by Psycho Doc
8:30 Opening set by Scarlet Angel
9:30 Haunt Entertainment:
- SCAB5 Actor Competition
- Performance by Psycho Doc
10:00 Scary-oke Performers with Scarlet Angel
11:00 Haunt Entertainment:
- Presentation of the SCAB5 Acting Contest winners
- Performance by Psycho Doc
11:30 Closing set by Scarlet Angel

Saturday, June 6
8:00 Registration opens outside the Convention Center Hall C
9:00 Exhibitor Trade Show Opens in Hall C
9:30 Classes begin in Convention Center room C 110 - C 115
Noon IAHA auction in the Convention Center Hall C
4:30 Bloody Mary Monster Makeup Wars in the Convention Center Hall C
5:00 Trade Show closes
8:30 IAHA Masquerade Ball doors open - Hyatt Regency Ballroom 3rd floor
9:00 Wolfe FX Face & Body Art Fashion Show
9:30 Ms Midwest Scary Pageant
10:30 Scariest Character Contest
11:30 Announcement of party contest winners

Sunday, June 7
10:00 Registration opens outside the Convention Center Hall C
10:00 Exhibitor Trade Show Opens in Hall C
10:00 Classes begin in Convention Center room C 110 - C 115
4:00 Trade Show closes
4:00 Gag Studios Raffle prize drawings in Convention Center Hall C


Vendor Demo Area Schedule

Saturday June 6th:
10:00 - 10:45 Wolfe FX - face painting demo
11:00 - 11:45: Evil Fire Lizard - custom fang demo
1:00 - 1:45: Big Sky Media - media presentation
2:00 - 2:45: Sinister Scents - using scents in a haunt
3:00 - 3:45: Mini Spotlight - demonstrating LED's

Sunday June 7th:
10:00 - 10:45: Scott Morrow - paranormal presentation
11:00 - 11:45: Grex Airbrush - airbrush makeup
12:00 - 12:45: Michael Davy - Watermelon appliances.
2:00 - 2:45: TicketLeap - ticketing solutions

Friday Classes

8:00 am - 11:45 am
The Business of Haunting with Timothy & Ann Marie Gavinski $100
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hauntertainer U – Bob & Beth Turner $75

9:00 am – Noon
Bloody Mary “Makeup To Die For, Hands On” Workshop $75 for 2
Noon – 1:00 pm
Lunch Seminar with the Fire Marshal $35

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Airbrushing for Halloween: Intro to Airbrush for Extreme Scary Faces $175
Presented by Nick Herrera with Wolfe FX and Body Art
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Successful Marketing -Timothy & Ann Marie Gavinski $100

Weekend Seminars: $89

Saturday June 6th, 2009
• 9:30 - 11:00
Makeup 101
No more clowning around!!!
Recruiting and Managing Talent for Your Haunted Attraction
Pneumatics 101
Working With Magicians in a Haunted Venue

• 1:00 - 2:30
Makeup 102
Improv Dialog
Advertising Autopsy
Best kept Make-up department secrets
Haunt Audio 101
Accentuating Your Acting with Accessories!

• 2:45 - 4:15
Foam Latex Prosthetics: Creation, Production, & Application
360: From make-up to acting with costuming in between
"Beyond the Haunted House" Halloween collectible displays
Destroy the Paradigm of Traditional Design
Intro to Design of Animatronic Mechanisms
Watermelon Appliances

Sunday June 7th, 2009
• 10:30 - 12:00
Fast and Kickass Characters - Make-ups on a budget
Face Painting
Costuming Undressing Distressing
Connect with Customers!
Who Writes This Stuff?

• 1:30 - 3:00
Soft and Sticky: a look at Cotton Latex Build up
Acting Approaches 0-60
New Social Media
Styrofoam Masonry
Haunt Audio 102
The Psychology of Fear: Exploring the Roots of our Fatal Attraction


Neena Collins | Funhouse Faces
MidOhio Productions
The Haunted Hacienda | Lewis Center OH 43035
Neena@FunhouseFaces.com 614.216-0006
www.FunhouseFaces.com Myspace\Funhousefaces

Midwest Haunters Convention
June 5-7, 2009 Columbus, Ohio. Greater Columbus Convention Center
www.MidwestHauntersConvention.com Myspace\MidwestHauntersConvention